#10 - Authors & Glamour

Where the stars appear

Every year Frankfurt Book Fair is the place to catch the national and international stars.

Media attention

Boasting more than 9,000 media representatives, Frankfurt Book Fair is the largest media event of its kind.

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Not only do the big literary stars meet here, but also famous faces from film and TV, art, music and lifestyle. For example, what is the British artist David Hockney doing at the Book Fair? He will be speaking at the opening press conference. Hockney, one of the most important artists of our time, will give a keynote speech at the start of the Fair, and introduce his 500 page, large-format folio book, published by Taschen, “SUMO A Bigger Book”.

Calendar of Events

You will find every event on the topics relevant to you in the Calendar of Events. Simply put together your own personalised schedule.

Calendar of Events

Moreover, there are several other events, where well-known faces will sprinkle some stardust. Famous writers will give talks on the “Blue Sofa”, prominent cooks will whip up delicacies in the Gourmet Gallery, and stars will head straight for the big stage at the Open Stage. This year includes Donna Leon, Leon de Winter, Sascha Lobo, Nele Neuhaus, Sebastian Fitzek, Christian Ulmen and DJ Bobo.